Four Aledo hitters combined for 35 kills and sophomore setter Mallory Powell dished out 37 assists to lead the Ladycats to a convincing 25-10, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Trophy Club Byron Nelson Tuesday night in a District 5-4A match at the AHS gym.
The win raises the Ladycats overall mark to 20-8 and 2-0 in district play. Aledo will continue 5-4A play at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 at Brewer.
Senior outside hitter Christa Daniel led all hitters with 12 kills, senior middle Jordan Jacobs added 10, junior outside hitter Tyler Gromann recorded seven and sophomore middle Briana Sharratt finished with six.
Jacobs led all hitters with four blocks, with Sharratt adding three. Defensively, senior libero Taylor Brown registered a match-high 15 digs.
For the complete story, and for comments from head coach Kathy Goings, please see the Sept. 17 issue of The Community News.
In sub-varsity action on Tuesday, the Ladycats JV raised its district record to 2-0 after a 25-10, 25-15 win over Nelson, and the Ladycats freshman "A" team's district mark grew to 2-0 after a 25-12, 25-9 win. The Ladycats "B" team won its district opener, 25-12, 25-15 over Nelson.
Also, both the Ladycats freshmen teams took the championship in their respective tournaments this past Saturday at the Weatherford tournament.